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The view of an empty mall in Columbus, Ohio.
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Hazard pay ends soon at Amazon and other major companies

May 14, 2020
Amazon employees will start receiving their normal pay rates in June.
Workers at Amazon's Staten Island warehouse on strike in March.
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What options do I have if I’ve lost my health insurance?

May 13, 2020
Millions of Americans are now uninsured after getting laid off.
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Can buffets survive the COVID-19 pandemic?

May 13, 2020
The buffet chain Souplantation has shut down, while Round Table Pizza’s parent company says its salad bar might not return after the crisis.
The way buffets operate may change permanently because of the COVID-19 crisis.

U.S. economy loses 20.5 million jobs, unemployment rate rises to 14.7%

May 8, 2020
Since the crisis started, more than 33 million people have filed for unemployment.
A view of a closed business in New York City.
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The Supreme Court has heard oral arguments surrounding the constitutionality of robocalls.
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Here’s how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Americans’ paychecks and working hours

May 5, 2020
Our Marketplace-Edison Research Poll looks at how Americans are dealing with COVID-19.
An employee cleaning tables at a business in Franklin, Tennessee.
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Market reactions to COVID-19: Stocks end the week in decline

May 1, 2020
The Dow falls more than 622 points.
A view of Amazon workers at Amazon's Staten Island warehouse holding a strike in March, calling for the facility be shut down and cleaned after one staffer tested positive for the coronavirus. Employees  are also taking part in a nationwide strike this Friday, in protest of better working conditions.
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Workers at Walmart, Amazon and beyond strike for better conditions

May 1, 2020
Employees are asking consumers to refrain from buying these companies' products or services.
Workers at Amazon — along with several other major companies — went on strike on Friday, calling for better working conditions.
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What’s included in the new $484 billion COVID-19 relief package

Apr 23, 2020
More than $300 billion will go toward small businesses in the form of loans.
U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi returns to her office after the start of the vote on the latest stimulus package.
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